18 November 2019 - The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Barbara Creecy, will host a Plastic Colloquium at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre in Boksburg from 21 to 22 November 2019. The Plastic Colloquium will bring together all key stakeholders from government, industry and civil society to come up with clear objectives that will influence action to reduce littering...


16 November 2019 - Today, Saturday, 16 November 2019, in Port Elizabeth, as part of the transition to the new small-scale fishing sector, 20 small-scale fishing co-operatives, with 1 591 members, in the Eastern Cape have been awarded 15-year small-scale fishing rights. Minister Creecy handed certificates to fishing cooperatives as recognition of their fishing rights and this also marked the commencement of presenting...


15 November 2019 - This has been a busy and productive week! I trust that you are as pleased as I am with the outcomes of this meeting. Let us all play our part in actively implementing the decisions of the AMCEN 17th Ordinary Session in order to advance sound environmental management of our rich natural resources for the benefit of nature and our people. We have deliberated at length on the key issues...


15 November 2019 - The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms. Barbara Creecy, will on Saturday, 16 November announce 15-year fishing rights allocations to small-scale fishing co-operatives in the Eastern Cape. The Minister will be handing over certificates of rights to small-scale fishing co-operatives to mark the commencement of presenting fishing rights to co-operatives in Eastern Cape.


15 November 2019 - In a ministerial declaration issued today at the closing of the 17th Ordinary Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN), African governments agreed to make the Conference the forum for making regional environment policies with effective mechanisms for implementation.